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Execution of spies provokes response

This week in Civil War history

May 20, 2013
By WENDELL F. LAUTH - Special to the Tribune Chronicle , Tribune Chronicle |

The Western Reserve Chronicle of 150 years ago today reported the execution of two Confederate spies, Capt. William Francis Corbin and Lt. Thomas Jefferson McGraw, at the prison for prisoners of war near Sandusky on May 15, 1863.



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